Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

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University of Leeds graduates win three prizes at the 2018 RTS Student Television Awards in Yorkshire

March 22nd, 2018

Ishan Siddiqui, Hugh Clegg, Carlotta Grimaldi and Charlotte Field won the factual award for Taraash, a short documentary film exploring an Indian cattle farmer’s passion for script writing.

The judges said: “The winning film had great narrative, a really engaging central character, and was beautifully shot”.

Hugh Clegg also won a Craft Award for camerawork for Taraash. Ishan, Hugh, Carlotta and Charlotte studied BA Cinema and Photography at the University of Leeds and graduated in 2017.

Taraash will now go forward for consideration by the judges of the RTS National Student Television awards in June. It will be screened next at the Pakistan International Film Festival (29 March – 1 April 2018).

Kyle Shiels won a craft award for camerawork in the news category for Life off the Ball – Mental Health in Rugby League. Kyle graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism in 2017.

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